Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi has declared that the team is ready for the Women’s World Cup kicking off in France later this week.
The African champions Nigeria have departed the Avita Resort in Bad Tatzmannsdorf in Austria, where they were on a two-week residential camping, and spent Monday night in Vienna before flying to Paris on Tuesday(today) for the 8thFIFA Women’s World Cup finals.
Spirit is high in the team’s camp after handsome wins in two friendly matches against top clubs in eastern Europe. On Tuesday, they defeated Hungarian Premier Division side, Halandas Viktoria 5-1 in Hungary and on Sunday, put three past ZNK Pormuje in Slovenia.
Onome Ebi, who about to make her fifth appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup (most by any player, either male or female) isconfident the Falcons can pull surprises in France.
“Successful training camp in Austria. Ready for the women’s worldcup. @ Vienna, Austria” Ebi wrote on social media.
The Falcons are up against Norway in their first match of the 8thFIFA Women’s World Cup at the Stade Auguste Delauney in Reimson Saturday, before other Group A matches against Korea Republic(Grenoble, 12th June) and host nation France (Rennes, 17th June). Latest sport news in nigeria